With content changing every day, how do you ensure your standards are being effectively deployed on every page of your site?
ActiveStandards automates the quality assurance process, ensuring that your standards are consistently implemented and maintained throughout the website lifecycle.
The platform comes with a comprehensive library of best practice compliance checkpoints providing everything you need to secure a standards-compliant, high quality web presence. The library is continually updated to reflect the latest technical and legal specifications.
We also create custom checkpoints to ensure your sites stay compliant with your unique corporate brand and visual standards.
Click on a link to view more information about the different areas of standards we cover.
|Accessibility||Search engine optimisation (SEO)|
|Brand||Site integrity & broken links|
With ActiveStandards, you can ensure your websites stay compliant with your organisation's accessibility targets, and that all users can access your website information and functionality regardless of disabilities or the browser and platform they are using. Accessibility is legally mandated in many countries.
The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) are the de facto standards for accessible web design. ActiveStandards fully supports WCAG 1.0 and 2.0 guidelines.
|WCAG 1.0 and 2.0 accessibility guidelines|
As part of the ActiveStandards set-up, our web standards architects will create custom brand and presentation checkpoints from your guidelines to ensure your site stays on-brand. For example:
|Template rules||Content presentation rules|
Editorial checkpoints are designed to promote the clarity and consistency of your content, and ensure it has been correctly optimised for on-screen viewing.
|Corporate terminology||Use of headings and sub-headings|
|Prohibited terms and phrases||Writing style and content length|
|Language clarity and consistency|
ActiveStandards' legal checkpoints are designed to protect your property and help you control risk.
|Data protection||Intellectual property protection|
|Privacy policies||Corporate disclaimers|
ActiveStandards mobile web checkpoints are designed to ensure your content is correctly formatted for mobile platforms and optimised to deliver an effective user experience.
|Optimised content formatting||Optimised image specifications|
|Coded for accessibility||Use of hyperlinks|
SEO checkpoints are tailored to ensure your sites stay compliant with your search engine optimisation strategy, and help you deliver more traffic through better results.
|Effective use of title tags||Metadata usage|
|Proper use of page headings||Effective use of link text|
|Use of keywords on top pages||All internal and external links to each file and web page|
Site integrity checkpoints ensure a clean, solid foundation for your site, with all key components in working order.
|Broken links||Correct use of inline code tags|
|Mandated code tags and template components||Identification of "orphan" files|
ActiveStandards' multi-lingual spell checker detects misspellings - even on multi-language pages.
|Multi-lingual spell checker|
Usability checkpoints ensure website visitors can accomplish their goals quickly and efficiently, creating happier users and more conversions.
|Pages structured for readability||Consistent hyperlink standards|
|Language clarity and consistency||Maximum image dimensions and file sizes|
|Correct integration and signposting of downloads and rich media|